Hansen M1301 Hoberman Mini Sphere


Regular price $18.00

Brand: Hansen

Color: Multi-colored


  • Technology and creative design to inspire children to be creative and inventive
  • Toy you can throw, bounce, spin or suspend from the ceiling
  • Perfect to take in the car, keep in your desk or bring to school

Details: Product Description M1301 Features: -Sturdy long lasting plastic. -Includes activity sheet for 21 Cool Things to Do. -Includes hanging device and instruction for hanging as a mobile. -Rainbow of primary colors. Gender: -Boy/Girl. Category: -Physical Skills. Minimum Age Requirement: -2 Years And Up. Dimensions: Overall Height - Top to Bottom: -7 Inches. Overall Width - Side to Side: -7 Inches. Overall Depth - Front to Back: -6 Inches. Overall Product Weight: -5 Pounds. Amazon.com The colorful Hoberman Mini Sphere comes out of the box looking like a futuristic Christmas-tree ornament. It's a cross between a ball and a star, and measures 5.5 inches across. But pick it up by any one of its dozens of plastic points and this amazing little feat of engineering, or imagineering, expands neatly into a lattice-like globe that's 12 inches in diameter. The inventor calls it a trapezoidal icosatetrahedron; you could also call it a Bucky Ball, but either way, it's a fascinating exercise in complex simplicity. The structure is rigid enough to roll and throw, yet if touched in the right way, it will suddenly collapse again, curling in on itself like a defensive hedgehog. An enclosed pamphlet describes various tricks you can do--if you're prepared to practice. And it's so aesthetically pleasing that Mom or Dad may swipe it for a desk ornament. --Richard Farr Review Sphere expands from 5.5 to 12 inches Constructed of red, blue, green, yellow, and purple plastic Designed by inventor Chuck Hoberman Supply is limited --

UPC: 021105131116

EAN: 0780358301003

Package Dimensions: 9.0 x 8.0 x 6.7 inches

Languages: German

Item Condition: New